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THE THEORY OF LEARNING IN GAMES
Written by Drew Fudenberg; David K. Levine.
Stock no. 1820552
Published by The MIT Press. 1999. Almost very good condition.

The theory of learning in games. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0262061945. Second printing. Spine faded and title to spine rubbed and fading. Much underlining of text and margin marks in coloured pens mainly to introduction but some instances of highlighting elsewhere.

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NAPOLEONIC ARMIES A WARGAMER'S CAMPAIGN DIRECTORY 1805-1815
Written by Ray Johnson.
Stock no. 1820525
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0853686122. Contents browned. Previous owner's address stamp to front pastedown. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine. Cigarette odour present.

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NAPOLEON'S CAMPAIGNS IN MINIATURE: A WARGAMERS' GUIDE TO THE NAPOLEONIC WARS 1796-1815
Written by Bruce Quarrie.
Stock no. 1820520
Published by Patrick Stephens. 2nd 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps & plans, a few colour photos. ISBN: 0850597854. Bump to lower front edge of board. Previous owner's address stamp to front pastedown. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper has the remains of a label to front panel. Cigarette odour present.

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CHILDREN'S PARTY GAMES
Written by Alice Miller. Illustrated by Susan Jane.
Stock no. 1319049
Published by Hutchinson. 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Covering age groups from 3 to 14 years, 107 of the best children's party games. Blue boards, red title and vignette to front cover. Two-tone full-page illustrations and b/w text illustrations. 63 pages (including index). Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly worn to spine and corners with 0.5" loss to base of spine.

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ARMIES OF THE DARK AGES 600-1066
Written by Ian Heath.
Stock no. 1819671
Published by Wargames Research Group. 2nd 1980. Very good condition.

Organisation, tactics, dress and weapons. Pictorial card wraps. 148 B/w illustrations. 128 pages. Second edition, fully revised. Covers are covered with clear sticky-back laminate which has creased horizontally to front. Covers lightly browned. Text block a little browned.

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PLAY AT FUN AND GAMES - A JOLLY PLAYTIME BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318774
Published by Edwyn A. Birks Ltd.. Circa 1956. Very good condition.

A book full of ideas to play alone or with two or more friends. Square format, pictorial cardwraps. Rear cover is lightly creased. Contents unused.

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THE SLOT CAR HANDBOOK
Written by Dave Chang.
Stock no. 1208864
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition.

The Definitive Guide to Setting Up and Running Scalextric-style 1/32 Scale Ready to Race Slot Cars. Pictorial card wraps. Colour photos. 96 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781861269164. Crease to edge of first page else fine.

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CASSELL'S BOOK OF INDOOR AMUSEMENTS, CARD GAMES, AND FIRESIDE FUN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1506806
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. circa 1880. Fair condition.

Red cloth spine with gilt title block and black vignettes. Red and green cloth boards with gilt and black titles and vignettes. Sections are Round or Parlour Games, Toy Games and Toy-Making, Mechanical and Arithmetical Puzzles, Card Games, Parlour Magic and Fireside Fun. B/w diagrams. 224 pages plus publication list. Second Edition. Heavy wear to spine and corners. Splits to cloth at ends of spine. Covers grubby, spine browned. First gathering is detached, from front endpaper to page 16. Another gathering detached, pages 145 to 160. Joints cracked. Small bookseller's stamp to front endpaper, ink name to verso of frontis. Heavy foxing to tissue guard and title page. A few marks to contents but most pages are clean.

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GAMES FOR PLAYTIME & PARTIES
Written by Stanley V. Wilman. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1405040
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.. circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

With and Without Music. Large format. White cloth spine, white pictorial front board. Tipped-in colour frontis, colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 82 pages. 12" x 9". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges worn. Some splash marks to front board and dark marks to rear board. Covers grubby. Inscription in ink for front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and prelims. A few marks to prelims otherwise contents are generally clean.

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NURSERY GAMES AND ROMPS
Written by Hilda Cowham. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham.
Stock no. 1505420
Published by Gale & Polden, Ltd.. circa 1926. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial stiff card wraps, 9.5 x 7.25", front cover shows hide and seek, rear cover musical chairs. 6 full page colour illustrations plus brown and white illustrations to text. Creases to top corners of covers, front is worst. Slight wear to cover edges. Rear cover slightly grubby. Ink inscription to front pastedown dated 1926. Staples rusty. Centre pages are detached at bottom staple. A few corner tips creased and some foxing but otherwise contents clean.

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KISS IN THE RING A BOOK OF CHILDREN'S GAMES
Written by Robert Ellis Mack; et al. Illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy; Helena Maguire.
Stock no. 1505401
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Slightly better than good condition.

Stiff card wraps, pictorial front has cut-out section and shows children dancing in a ring. 4 chromolithograph pages plus b/w illustrations. Short verses and stories. Wear to spine, corners and cover edges with some chipping and loss of surface. Covers a little grubby with some light creases. Contents pulled so feel loose but are still firmly attached. Contents lightly browned and foxed.

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CHILDREN'S SINGING GAMES - SECOND SERIES
Written by Alice B. Gomme. Illustrated by Winifred Smith.
Stock no. 2119375
Published by David Nutt. Very good condition.

Large square format. Brown cloth, black illustrations and titles. Contains music, words and decorations to many popular rhymes. 70 pages. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some neat colouring. A little page browning and some foxing. Grubby margin marks.

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